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Photograph of a Section of Church Hill Tunnel [manuscript] 1872-1873?

Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Church Hill tunnel photograph
Summary
The photograph depicts the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad tunnel, Richmond, Va., near the eastern entrance. African American construction workers and white [bosses and engineers?] are posed around the mouth of the tunnel.
Description
1 photo. : albumin print; 33 x 25cm.
Cite as
Church Hill Tunnel Photograph, 1873, Accession #11967, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Anonymous McGregor Library Fund, 2000/2001.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Construction on the tunnel began February 1, 1872, and was completed by the formal opening on December 11, 1873.
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    a| The photograph depicts the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad tunnel, Richmond, Va., near the eastern entrance. African American construction workers and white [bosses and engineers?] are posed around the mouth of the tunnel.
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